In a move that underscores the rising talent within Tier 1 junior hockey, the Tier 1 Hockey Federation (THF) has proudly announced that Holden Ward of the Tri State Spartans has been tendered by the Shreveport Mudbugs of the North American Hockey League (NAHL). This announcement not only highlights Ward’s exceptional skill but also serves as a testament to the promising prospects nurtured within the THF.

Holden Ward, a forward hailing from Oceanside, California, has made waves within the junior hockey circuit with his remarkable performance on the ice. Over the course of 65 games for the Tri State Spartans, Ward has exhibited his prowess, tallying an impressive 19 goals and 26 assists, totaling 45 points.

Ward’s journey from California to Louisiana reflects the diverse and expansive nature of junior hockey, where players from across the country converge to pursue their passion for the sport. His dedication, coupled with his natural talent, has earned him this opportunity to take the next step in his hockey career.

For the Tri State Spartans, Ward’s tender with the Shreveport Mudbugs marks a proud moment, affirming their commitment to nurturing and developing top-tier hockey talent. It serves as a reminder of the vital role that tier 1 hockey organizations play in shaping the future of the sport, providing young athletes with the guidance and resources needed to thrive at higher levels of competition.

As Holden Ward embarks on this new chapter with the Shreveport Mudbugs, the Tier 1 Hockey Federation extends its congratulations and best wishes for continued success. His journey exemplifies the essence of junior hockey – a relentless pursuit of excellence, fueled by passion and determination, with boundless opportunities for growth and achievement.

As always, the Tier 1 Hockey Federation is committed to celebrating and supporting the success of talented young athletes. If you have a player whose achievements you would like to see featured in our announcements, please fill out the form here. We are eager to share the stories of these rising stars as they advance in their hockey careers.